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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe For A Pregnant Woman To Drink Hot Water

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Is drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Food Myths: There is no 'good' or 'bad' to drinking hot water or not when one is pregnant. ...Read more

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Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Balanced diet: Don't take pain medications,they higher risk of miscariage,Maybe you don't eat enough food? Lack of glucose can cause headache,you lack glucose because the baby is taking glucose from your body for cell division. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a 115lbs woman 5'4 to drink 2 gallons of water a day?

Is it safe for a 115lbs woman 5'4 to drink 2 gallons of water a day?

Drinking water is: usually advisable. However, too much water, too quickly can be dangerous. Here's an article on this that I just pulled up for you: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/strange-but-true-drinking-too-much-water-can-kill/ 2 gallons seems like a lot, but I am not sure of the exact amounts since I am not a medical doctor. In the Boston Marathon several years ago a young psychologist I knew, died ...Read more

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My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

Try smaller amounts: Try to vary how much you drink at one time to see if this improves the symptoms. Sometimes gentle exercise after eating or drinking can help with bloating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Hot tap water: http://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/hot-tap-water-safe-drink http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm Apparently there may be lead in the pipes ( not banned till 1986) and more likely to leach with hot water. So use cold water , heat in micorwave ...Read more

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Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Probably not: My parents always drank a glass of hot water at bedtime and persuaded me to do it. I never knew why or that it made any difference to complexion. ...Read more

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Is drinking warm/hot water healthy for you? Better than cold water? And why? Thanks

No difference: Your body doesn't seem to mind whether the liquids you drink are hot or cold. There is no advantage to drinking hot water. ...Read more